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Health Promotion and Mental Health An Integrative Approach by Vikki VanDiver

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Published by Oxford University Press .
Written in English


Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages368
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL10133576M
ISBN 100195167724
ISBN 109780195167726

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Introduction. Health promotion is a medical process that aims at attaining full mental, physical, and well-being of people in the society. It enables people to have total control of their health and as a result of this, improves their life span. Mental health disorders are among the most burdensome health concerns in the United States. Nearly 1 in 5 US adults aged 18 or older (% or million people) reported any mental illness in In addition, 71% of adults reported at least one symptom of stress, such as a headache or feeling overwhelmed or anxious. 4. The mental health promotion examples cited by Trickett range from those that focus on the acquisition of health-enhancing habits (Albino, ) to specific intervention programs in child and maternal health (Groves, Leeson, and Slovine, ; Peters, ; Bronstein, ; Chamberlain, ). Health Promotion Models and Health Themes 22 Major Political Influences on Health Promotion 69 Examples of Health Promotion Legislation 73 Components of Major Economic Programs for Health Promotion 97 Health Diagnosing and Treating Occupations, Percentage Distribution of Wage and Salary Employment and.

Foundations of Mental Health Promotion provides an overview of mental health and mental illness with a focus on medical, epidemiological, behavioral, sociological, political, historical, developmental, and cultural perspectives in the field. Students are given an introduction to the field of mental health promotion, and both individual level and population level approaches to handling mental. Mental Health: A Person-Centred Approach is an easy comprehension that enhances readers’ understanding of mental health, mental illness, and recovery. With explanations of basic humanistic concepts like empathy, communication, and social support, the book is . Health Promotion, Mental Health and Addictions, Sydney, Nova Scotia. 4, likes 41 talking about this. Health Promotion is a department of Mental Health & Addictions, Nova Scotia Health . (shelved times as mental-health) avg rating — , ratings — published Want to Read saving.